Rasulpur, Bardhaman

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Rasulpur railway station
Rasulpur is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Rasulpur is located in India
Rasulpur (India)
Coordinates: 23°11′06″N 88°01′47″E / 23.18513°N 88.02976°E / 23.18513; 88.02976Coordinates: 23°11′06″N 88°01′47″E / 23.18513°N 88.02976°E / 23.18513; 88.02976
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Purba Bardhaman
 • Total 5,091
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone/STD code 03213
Lok Sabha constituency Bardhaman Purba
Vidhan Sabha constituency Memari
Website purbabardhaman.gov.in

Rasulpur is a village in Memari I CD block in Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district in the state of West Bengal, India.


Cities and towns in the Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision of Purba Bardhaman district
M: municipal city/ town, CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre.
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly


23°11′06″N 88°01′47″E / 23.18513°N 88.02976°E / 23.18513; 88.02976


95.54% of the population of Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision lives in the rural areas. Only 4.46% of the population lives in the urban areas, and that is the lowest proportion of urban population amongst the four subdivisions in Purba Bardhaman district.[1]The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.


As per the 2011 Census of India Rasulpur had a total population of 5,091, of which 2,550 (50%) were males and 2,541 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 423. The total number of literates in Rasulpur was 3,930 (84.19% of the population over 6 years).[2]


Rasulpur station

Rasulpur is a station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[3]

Kolkata-Delhi NH 19 (old numbering NH 2) passes near Rasulpur.[4]

State Highway 13 (West Bengal) running from Palsit (in Bardhaman district) to Dankuni (in Hooghly district), incorporating old GT Road in the area, passes through Rasulpur and meets NH 19 at Palsit, near Rasulpur.[5]


Rasulpur BM High School, established in 1876 at Nimo, is a Bengali-medium boys only, higher secondary school.[6]

Baidyadanga Girls High School, established in 1949, is a Bengali-medium girls only, higher secondary school.[7]


  1. ^ "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Bardhaman". Table 2.2. Department of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  2. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  3. ^ "63501/ Mowrah-Barddhaman Fast Memu Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Rationalisation of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). New Delhi: Department of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  5. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Rasulpur BM High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Baidyadanga Girls High School". ICBSE. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
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